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LATEST REVIEWS . . . .  THE UNKNOWN ISLANDTHE BLINDING LIGHT,   THE MARCH ON RUSSIATHE KNOWLEDGE,  WAITING FOR GODOT,   FOLLIES


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Sir Peter Hall has died. Founder of the RSC, former head of the NT, and frequent West End director, he probably did more to shape British theatre in the past 70 years than anyone else . . . . Much anticipated opening of HAMILTON delayed by overrun in theatre restoration - now to be just before Christmas . . . .The King's Head, London's oldest pub theatre, to move to new purpose-built space . . . . RSC's Roman plays season coming to London in November . . . . We are at last on Twitter. Follow us @theatreguidelon to be alerted to each new review . . . .  


LAST CHANCES . . .
. Closing dates announced for  MOSQUITOS September 28, QUEEN ANNE September 30, AGAINST September 30, THE FERRYMAN October 7, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF October 7, KNIVES IN HENS  October 7, GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY October 7, EVITA October 14, APOLOGIA November 18, FOLLIES January 3




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Top Five - Classic

If you haven't seen them yet, we suggest you begin your London theatre experience with these classics

Phantom of the Opera

Les Miserables

Matilda

Mamma Mia

Wicked

 Top Five - Current

Here are the more-recently opened shows we've liked the most.

Apologia

42nd Street

The Ferryman

Girl From The North Country

Follies




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